In Pictures: 29 houses razed down in Dagoretti Corner
Residents of Satellite Plot Ten area in Dagoretti Corner, Nairobi County are counting huge losses after fire gutted down 29 housing units Monday afternoon.
According to the residents, nothing was salvaged in the inferno that is reported to have started at around 1pm, spreading to surrounding houses.
Mary Odhiambo, one of the victims, who says she lost all ger belongings, accused Nairobi Fire fighters of taking too long to respond to the crisis.
The residents have also lamented the poor access roads which hampered efforts to contain the fire.
Satellite Ward MCA Samuel Ndung’u has, however, faulted poor construction, saying the houses were erected on road reserves.